MGI featured on AOAV

A PICTURE OF VIOLENCE

An article written by "Henry Dodd" was published on the AOAV (Action On Armed Violence) website, introducing the "Mapping Arms Data Visualization App" which was developed by the Peace Research Institute Oslo and the Igarape Institute. 

 

 

The article also featured one of Mona GeoInformatics Institute's crime maps,  illustrating the capabilities of "how digital mapping of data on armed violence can help limited resources be used more effectively and amplify their impact."

"Looking at the particular example of Jamaica, they identified a number of occasions where Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)  are used to help develop targeted interventions which reduce armed violence."

READ MORE: http://aoav.org.uk/2013/picture-violence-data-visualisation/

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